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A campaign to recall Mr Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District, failed permanently on Saturday after electorate in the district failed to show up ... 42, for governor in 2015 and emceed his inauguration in January 2016, the two soon fell out with each other over the state's staff verification exercise.
The Imo State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria refused to hold protests across the state on Sunday as directed by the secretariat of the Christian body, even as Christians from various churches in Oyo, Benue and Kogi states held peaceful protests as directed. Also, various Christian ...

THE attempt to recall Senator Dino Melaye, (APC, Kogi West) flopped on Saturday following a low turn-out for the verification of signatures of petitioners. ... The senator's accusers gathered signatures to demand his recall but Melaye counter-accused the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, of being the ...
Born nearly 53 years ago to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Otitonaiye Kolawole of blessed memory in Gbeleko, Egbeda Ward, Kabba District in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State, north central Nigeria, Kolawole started his primary education at Ayede-Bunu in 1973 and completed at Aye – Gbede ...
At Ukwo Okoriko in Kogi Koton Karfe Local government, out of 440 electorate that signed the recall form, as at 11:20am, only eighteen people have showed up ... Felele Oworo Ward 4, one of the biggest polling units in Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State has not recorded signature of any petitioner ...
Kogi APC Chieftain defends Buhari over comments on youths ... All Progressives Congress, APC chieftain in Kogi State, Mr. Tunde Ajibulu has rebuffed claims that President Muhammadu Buhari disparaged the youths of the country urging Nigerian youths to take the controversy as an opportunity to make ...

The Court of Appeal on Friday upheld an appeal brought before it by Mr. Austin Okai, convener of the Youth Roundtable, that Kogi State High Court lacked jurisdiction to entertain charges pressed against him through the office of the State Attorney General. Hon. Justice Abubakar Datti of the Court of Appeal ...
Mr Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Friday sympathised with Kogi civil servants over their colleagues wholost their lives arising ... The State Trade Union Congress (TUC) Chairman, Mr Ranti Ojo, urged Kogi Government to honour its pledge to implement the final decision to be ...
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered the Kogi Government to pay a civil servant, Ameh Onoj, whose salary was stopped in March 2014. ... Area of Kogi State. He said since no disciplinary action has been instituted against the claimant for any misconduct, and he has not received any ...
The state Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga, told journalists that the dead included five residents of the community while five of the armed bandits were killed during ... However, Kogi, like many other North-central states, has suffered communal attacks between nomadic herdsmen and farming communities.
Death Toll Rises in Nigeria's Kogi State. At least 16 people have been killed during violence that broke out in Kpanche in the Bassa area of Kogi State. After unidentified gunmen entered Kpanche, shooting sporadically, houses and vehicles were set ablaze by the gunmen. tweet. share. Google+. comment.
Lokoja — Some suspected herdsmen yesterday allegedly invaded Kpanche community in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State, killing 16 persons. THISDAY reliably gathered yesterday that the Fulani herdsmen invaded the community in the early hours, razing down five houses and unspecified ...
No fewer than 16 persons were, yesterday, killed in Bama, Borno State, and Kpanche in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State. ... Two suicide bombers killed three Muslim worshippers in a mosque in a northeast Nigerian town still being rebuilt after virtual destruction by Boko Haram in 2014, sources ...
Men of the Nigeria Immigration Service have arrested the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye. ... Melaye's summon follows the arrest of two men in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, on January 19, after they confessed to having ...
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has assured the Nigerian youths that President Muhammadu Buhari has faith and confidence in them, saying the ... The message of Mr President is for our youth to own Nigeria and continue to support the drive of his administration to make the nation a better place for ...
The Kogi State Government has set up a 13-member Judicial Panel of Inquiry into the recent bloody civil disturbances in Ognae-Nigwu, Ojuwo -Ajimadi and Agbenema-Ife communities in the state. Members of the panel were inaugurated on Tuesday in Lokoja by the state Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba.
LOKOJA – A magistrate court in Kogi State has remanded two farmers, Innocent German and Benjamin Echekwe both 25 years in prison custody for alleged conspiracy and killing of a fisherman, Peter Akwayi, with a dane gun. Chief Magistrate, Levi Animoku issued the remand order in his ruling on ...

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Medical students of Kogi State University College of Health Sciences stormed the Senate building of its institution to protest the continued non accreditation of their faculty. Students in the faculty have been stagnant for over 5 years now without professional examination to qualify them for clinical training in ...
With the Health Plus Initiative, he has dragged down the maternal mortality rate in Kogi State.There is no doubt that the ongoing reforms in Kogi will survive the elite's conspiracy to take the state to the dark days. Even the critics cannot deny the excellent performance of the Governor in the area of securing ...
The Guardian checks revealed that there has been an age-long rivalry and bottled-up anger between the two tribes in the Confluence state, but the cashew harvest disagreement only provided an opportunity for them to ventilate their pent-up anger of years. Confirming the incident, the member representing ...
The Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has expressed confidence that the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari will guarantee his re-election in ... “2019 is not about PMB, but about the determination of Nigerians to finally own Nigeria by re-electing a President that has done so much to fight ...
The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) in Kogi State has held its first congress. Members of the executive that ... Adaju disabused the minds of those who hitherto thought Kogi had no resources, saying the state boasts of 21 out of the entire mineral resources in the country's. He said the resources, ...
“Osun State is the most peaceful state in Nigeria and it has greater tendency for peace based on its overall performance in the five broad indicators. While Osun didn't come top in any of the five indicators, its overall score is the least violent. Kogi, Ekiti, Kwara and Imo state follow Osun as the five most ...
A group, Mega Imolede Movement of Kogi West Senatorial District, Kogi State, has warned the danger playing out in the state, especially rumour of the rejection of a new Police ... In the last few weeks, the senator has been having a running battle with the police and the state governor, Yahaya Bello.
Dino Melaye: Police Re-Arrest 5 Out Of 6 Escapee Suspects. Nigeria Police has re-arrested five out of the six suspected criminals who escaped from Police custody in Lokoja, Kogi State on Wednesday.The suspects were linked to the Senator representing Kogi West, Mr. Dino Melaye.
Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has called on Nigerians to tolerate one another and continue to sacrifice for the greatness of Nigeria like Jesus ... The Governor who made this known in a statement signed by his Director General of Media and Publicity, Kingsley Fanwo, urged Nigerians to show love ...
Bello said: “The late former Kogi State House of Assembly Speaker and a Principal Officer of the House of Representatives was a man of the people. ... grassroots commander” will be immortalized to “keep the memories of his great contributions to the development of Kogi State and Nigeria as a whole”.
Yahaya Bello of Kogi, on Friday in Lokoja expressed “deep shock” over the demise of one of the state's most astute politicians, Hon. ... hero and indomitable grassroots commander” would be immortalised to keep the memories of his great contributions to the development of Kogi and Nigeria as a whole.
Nigeria police declares controversial senator wanted over fake assassination ... A Nigerian lawmaker has been declared wanted by the police. ... In a related development, the Inspector General of Police also suspended Kogi State police chief after suspects being held in the Melaye matter escaped from ...
There was a mild drama, Thursday, at the State Command of the Nigeria Police headquarters, Lokoja, as the incoming Commissioner of Police, Esa Sunday Ogbu, was not available for handover. The outgoing CP, Ali Jaga came to the office in company of AIG of Police Zone 8, expecting to see the new CP.
The Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Prisons Service on Thursday stated that prison formations in the state did not record any jail break, saying all its facilities are safe, intact and peaceful. The Controller of Prisons in the state, Martyns Apebende, in an interactive session with journalists in Lokoja, ...
The recent attacks on some communities in Kogi State by suspected herdsmen left over 35 people dead and property worth millions of naira ... Herdsmen appeared to have gone on a killing binge in the Middle Belt of the country erasing hundreds of lives in Taraba, Adamawa, Benue, and Plateau States.
The violence in Kogi State came weeks after Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, in an effort to curb incessant conflicts between farmers and herders, ... As it stands today, Nigerians who live in rural areas have been abandoned to their fate as they hardly feel the presence of the Nigeria Police Force or that of ...
The violence in Kogi State came weeks after Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, in an effort to curb incessant conflicts between farmers and herders, ... As it stands today, Nigerians who live in rural areas have been abandoned to their fate as they hardly feel the presence of the Nigeria Police Force or that of ...
Lokoja — A suspected major financier and armourer of the dreaded Basalube kidnapping gang in Kogi State, Lawal Mohammed, has been arrested by the ... "The service, therefore, wishes to reiterate its stance that all perpetrators of violence and criminality against the Nigerian state and its law-abiding ...
Lawal Mohammed, a suspected major financer of a dreaded kidnap gang , , ,Basalud, based in Kogi State has been arrested by operatives of Department of State Services, DSS.Mr. Tony Opuiyo who is an operative of the DSS confirmed the arrest in a statement he issued on behalf of the Service on ...
Abuja—Embattled Senator Dino Melaye, yesterday claimed he had uncovered an alleged plan by the Nigerian Police and the Kogi State Government to assassinate him using lethal injection while travelling ... The governor is a law abiding citizen of Nigeria who would not involve himself in such criminality.
The embattled senator representing Kogi West senatorial district of Kogi State, Dino Melaye, has said he did not flee the country, rather, that the state ... He noted that he did not flee Nigeria and have no reason to flee “my country leaving behind my family as the online medium wants Nigerians to believe.
Through a motion titled, “Urgent need for Federal Government to curb further attacks, killings and destruction of lives and property in Kogi and some other states in Nigeria”, sponsored by Hon. Emmanuel Egwu, the lawmakers unanimously agreed that urgent steps needed to be taken to halt the killings.
Following incessant killings across the federation, particularly in Kogi State, where scores were killed recently, the House of Representatives on Wednesday tasked security agents to be proactive rather than reactive. Moving a motion of urgent national importance, Hon. Emmanuel Egwu representing ...
Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the western senatorial district of Kogi State have expressed utter disappointment at the fast rate in which the state has come under the siege of herdsmen, internal violence and perennial security breaches; all of which have earned the state wide and ...
Yusuf, who represents Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu Federal constituency in a statement, also called on President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigeria Police Force and all the security agencies in the country to give Kogi State the attention and support it deserves towards tackling crime and ensuring security.
About 12 days after he was accused of illegally importing prohibited arms into the country, the Special Adviser on Security to the Kogi State Government, Commander Jerry Omodara (rtd.), tuesday sued Senator Dino Melaye. The suit which was filed against Melaye at the Federal Hight Court in Lokoja, had ...
Abuja — The House of Representatives Chairman, Committee on Capital Market and Other Institutions, Tajudeen Yusuf, yesterday vowed to help Kogi State avoid a re-occurrence of killings in Dekina and Omala areas of the state. Yusuf, who represents Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu Federal constituency in a ...
Sunday Karimi (PDP, Kogi), who prayed the House to act fast to save the lives of the ordinary citizens in Kogi state. In his lead debate, Karimi indicted the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), which he said despite its statutory responsibility of controlling the country's borders; it has done little or nothing about the ...
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi chapter, has suspended its 72-day old strike to enable further negotiations with the state government. The Chairman of the chapter, Dr Godwin Tijani, said this on Tuesday in a statement after an Emergency Congress Meeting of the Association in Lokoja.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, dismissed a suit seeking to remove Kogi Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, from office. Justice John Tsoho dismissed the suit on grounds that the plaintiffs, Mr Michael Elokun, Mr Ibrahim Sule and Mrs Hawa Audi had no business instituting the case. The plaintiffs ...
The Onu Okewn-Agbenema in Omala council area of Kogi State, Musa Edibo, and his wife have been reportedly burnt by suspected herdsmen. Also, 100 homes were said to be torched by the attackers in Agbenema settlement.Moreover, nine others were allegedly hacked to death in the violent attacks that ...
The Kogi State Chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has suspended its 72-day old strike. The suspension according to NMA was as a mark of honour to the NMA National President, Prof Mike Ogirima following his plea to the Congress to suspend the strike to enable further negotiation with the ...


 

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